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Merriam, Minnesota
Extinct town
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Scott
Time zone Central (EST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)

Merriam is an extinct town in Scott County, in the U.S. state of Minnesota.


Merriam was platted in 1866. The community was named for John L. Merriam, a Minnesota legislator. A post office was established at Merriam in 1872, closed in 1873, reopened in 1879, and closed permanently in 1905.

Coordinates: 44°44′16″N 93°35′39″W / 44.73778°N 93.59417°W / 44.73778; -93.59417

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